Dating at the office rules
But they exchanged a few texts, then graduated to friendly lunches.
Eventually Matt asked Sarah on a date, and they talked for so long that the sushi restaurant had to kick them out.
"Even today a boss-subordinate relationship is viewed as strategic on the woman's part," says Rebecca Chory, Ph.Sarah, a 30-year-old graphic designer, met Matt through a colleague at the imaging tech company where they both worked."I didn't really notice him at first because he had a beard, and beards weren't my thing," she says.D., who studies workplace interactions at Maryland's Frostburg State University.
D., an assistant professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio who studies office relationships."Nowadays work and life are very integrated." In that light, these stats aren't surprising: 37 percent of people have dated a coworker, according to a 2015 survey by Career Builder, and 30 percent of those relationships ended in marriage (proving that an office romance is not always a disaster).